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to the chaotic and often strange life of a Quasi, Clumsy Spiritual Warrior, Dan Abernathy. This is the weekly Newsletter where I share with you my voice, be it in words, art, or my collections of oddities, fascinations, desires and obsessions. Here I will make available 98% of all my perspectives, be they fluid and random, meandering and incomplete, or things I have completed and offering. They other 2% I keep to himself, archived and a gift for the scholars and naysayers to decipher later on. This will all be delivered to you via the web, whether I am roaming the road in his converted 1991 International school bus, The Chool Bus, home in Pinedale, Wyoming or briefly hanging my hat in another dusty corner of the world.
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The Chaos Newsletter
The Sorta Weekly Newsletter of
May 29, 2017
Hello This Morning!
“There are very important moments in time that someone is looking, listening and seeing.
At this moment, it is time to realize that your silence says just as much about who you are
as any words could.” - dbA
On The Road
The People’s Fair - Denver, Colorado
Had a great show this your, which marks the third your of doing this show. Reconnected with old friends and made some new ones. My booth was next to the park and the music and I might have even gotten a bit of a contact high from all the merrymakers! One of the coolest things that happened, was being asked by some great friend, Teresa Merriman from Westcliffe, Colorado, with Mind’s Eye Journals to be part of the intro to her TidBit Tuesday, a weekly video segment about journaling.
Please go see the website here,
and have a laugh at the intro here, https://www.facebook.com/mindseyejournals
A Notable Image
The setting sun backlighting meadow foxtail
on the New Fork River, Wyoming
Words Of Wisdom – Words of too Much Wisdom
Each moment of where I am, I inhale deeply. I breathe in every second around me, everything I can see and feel. I want to eject it all into my person now, as I won’t look back with a regret of wishing that I had. - dbA
Poetry from an Anti-Conformist and Outlaw Poet
As poetry is a passion, one new bit of fun I have been having is submitting my poetry to different literary journals, both online and printed collections. Last week I had my poem, The Taste excepted by the online literary journal, In Between Hangovers.
Please click on the links and have a read.
Featured Poem of the Week
Some Hot Tea
All I could see
were your jutting nipples
stretching the white cotton top.
All I could hear
was your question,
“did I want some hot tea?”
All I could notice
was the stance you posed,
with this question on your face.
All I could wonder
was the tea in bags or loose?
New Pieces from Chaos Creations
Petrified Sand Dollar on pounded vintage silver spoon. Bent, pounded and patina copper wire pounded to resemble leaves. Fastening hooks are handmade. Chain is treated copper. Overall size is 2 ½” X 2”. #93417 $98
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My Mind Has Forgotten to Age, is the first Limited Edition, 333 signed and numbered, Chapbook in an unnumbered series categorized as, Chronologies – Excerpts – Fragments – Reflections, From The Journals of Dan Abernathy. Each of the 23 poems were documented after conception, in my journals as will as the drawings. The 13, drawings you will see are also, excerpts and fragment of a completed larger drawing. I have chosen to present them to you in this fashion, to leave a slight grain of mystical wonderment for the future.
My Mind Has Forgotten to Age
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(The Chapbook will be $7.00 after release.)
From the early 1990’s
See no evil, speak no evil, Well….. Kinda!
Chronologies – Excerpts – Fragments – Reflections,
From The Journals of Dan Abernathy
The Cards from
Chronologies – Excerpts – Fragments – Reflections
From The Journals of Dan Abernathy
You have seen these Cards online through various platforms of social media and they are now available online to purchase individually. They are also available for wholesale purchase. These professionally printed cards come individually wrapped in a protective cover for, $6.00
and $1 Dollar from each purchase is being donated to Journy4youth
A Grass-Roots Organization
Born From The Desire To Serve Humanity
Journey4YOUth is a nonprofit organization started by Brian and Katie Ernst to work alongside people to create long-term sustainable change that will benefit generations to come. The approach of organization is about empowerment as opposed to aid; the focus is, but not limited to, Educating Children, Empowering Woman and Investing in Community Elders. The families Journey4YOUth served formed a group and registered with the government of Kenya as the Orphans and Widows with Hope Self Help Group (OWH).
For more information and to get involved go to: http://www.journey4youth.org
If you are interested in a wholesale purchase please contact me: for details. I will also add that the wholesale cards can be personalized for your business as well as your own charity.
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I have updated my show calendar if you would like to see what Juried Art Festival I’ll be at for the rest of the year. Click on the Calendar link.
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